Post-war London: a view of British film Director Ken Russell
Ken Russell (Ken Russell) built a brilliant career as a filmmaker, and now very few people remembers that his entry into the art world began with photography, which he happily abandoned as soon as they found themselves in film.
Currently in the gallery at Proud Galleries in Chelsea, an exhibition of his photographs taken in London in the postwar years.
Ken Russell went down in history as one of the greatest British film Directors. His creative legacy includes such films as “the devils” (the Devils), “women in love” (Women in Love) and the musical “Tommy” (“Tommy”), loosely based on the eponymous rock Opera group the Who.
A series of photos of Ken Russell’s “Last of the Teddy Girls”, which was published in the magazine Picture Post, devoted to the subculture Teddy-Harlow on the streets of postwar London. After Pobornikova Maritime College Ken Russell worked on merchant ships. His entry into the art world began with photography.
“I wandered the streets of Notting hill, where I lived until, until something attracted my attention. In addition, I had friends-dancers, and I rented them Studio portraits, using a borrowed props”.
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